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Terra Alta (comarca)

Terra Alta
Coat of arms of Terra Alta
Country Spain
Autonomous community Catalonia
RegionTerres de l'Ebre
ProvinceTarragona
CapitalGandesa
Municipalities
Government
 • BodyTerra Alta Comarcal Council
 • PresidentLluís Agut (UPTA–PSC) (2023-2025)
TBD (ERC) (2025-2027)
Area
 • Total743.0 km2 (286.9 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total12,119
 • Density16/km2 (42/sq mi)
Demonym 
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Largest municipalityGandesa
Websitewww.terra-alta.cat

Terra Alta (Western Catalan: [ˈtɛra ˈalta]) is a sparsely populated inland comarca (county) in Terres de l'Ebre, Catalonia (Spain). Its capital is Gandesa. It is also known as Castellania, a name dating back to its medieval status as a fiefdom held by the Order of Knights of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem under the Crown of Aragon.

Municipalities

Municipality Population
(2014)[1]
Area
km2[1]
Arnes 474 43.0
Batea 1,975 128.4
Bot 630 34.9
Caseres 267 42.9
Corbera d'Ebre 1,136 53.1
La Fatarella 1,051 56.5
Gandesa 3,091 71.2
Horta de Sant Joan 1,219 119.0
El Pinell de Brai 1,076 57.0
La Pobla de Massaluca 354 43.4
Prat de Comte 164 26.4
Vilalba dels Arcs 682 67.2
• Total: 12 12,119 743.0

Mountain ranges

References

  1. ^ a b "El municipi en xifres". Institut d'Estadística de Catalunya. Retrieved 2015-05-25.

41°03′N 0°26′E / 41.050°N 0.433°E / 41.050; 0.433

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